Buñuel, the genius of Calanda

BORN IN CALANDA IN 1900, LUIS BUÑUEL IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND ORIGINAL DIRECTORS OF CINEMA HISTORY AND THE GREATEST DIRECTOR OF SPANISH CINEMA OF ALL TIME, Buñuel, born in Aragón, Spain, in 1900, “could have been a son of the 20th century,” says Jonathan Rosenbaum, “but his work continues to beContinue reading “Buñuel, the genius of Calanda”

The charm of the Matarraña

THE REGION OF MATARRAÑA, KNOWN AS THE ‘TOSCANA ARAGONESA’, HIDES AUTHENTIC ARTISTIC AND NATURAL TREASURES. IT BEAUTIFULLY PRESERVES ITS MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE AIR IN SUCH A WAY, THAT A WALK THROUGH THEM EVOQUES TO IMAGINE AND DREAM WE ARE IN ANOTHER TIME The Matarraña river, typically Mediterranean, with a fairly irregular and low flow, andContinue reading “The charm of the Matarraña”

Maestrazgo Geopark, a hidden gem indeed

IT IS A PERFECT SCIENTIFIC AND DIDACTIC OBSERVATORY FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE GEOLOGICAL PROCESSES AND FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE EVOLUTION OF LIFE ON OUR PLANET DURING THE LAST 200 MILLION YEARS These chapters of the history of the earth can be seen in the Aliaga Geological Park, whose magnificent geological formations and structures,Continue reading “Maestrazgo Geopark, a hidden gem indeed”

Caspe, 1412, a Castle and the Commitment

EVERY YEAR, CASPE REMEMBRATES THIS IMPORTANT HISTORICAL EVENT WITH A REPRESENTATION THAT TAKES PLACE ON THE STAIRS OF THE COLLEGIATE OF SANTA MARÍA LA MAYOR, THE EXACT PLACE IN WHICH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE COMMITMENT TOOK PLACE WITH THE PROCLAMATION OF THE NEW KING OF ARAGÓN Located in the easternmost part of the province, onContinue reading “Caspe, 1412, a Castle and the Commitment”

The footprint of Rome in Aragón

IN ARAGÓN REMAINS NUMEROUS FOOTPRINTS OF ITS ROMAN PAST THAT ARE A GREAT SAMPLE OF THE HUGE INFLUENCE OF THIS CULTURE IN OUR TERRITORY STILL NOWADAYS, READY TO BE REDISCOVERED In the northern area, there are several sites from Roman times. The nowadays Comarca de las Cinco Villas was heavily romanized and populated by richContinue reading “The footprint of Rome in Aragón”

Buñuel, el genio de Calanda

NACIDO EN CALANDA, EN 1900, ES CONSIDERADO UNO DE LOS MÁS IMPORTANTES Y ORIGINALES DIRECTORES DE LA HISTORIA DEL CINE. LUIS BUÑUEL ES EL MÁS GRANDE DIRECTOR DE CINE ESPAÑOL DE TODOS LOS TIEMPOS, Buñuel, nacido en Aragón, España, en 1900, “pudo haber sido un hijo del siglo XX”, comenta Jonathan Rosenbaum, “pero su obraContinue reading “Buñuel, el genio de Calanda”